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Transportation Labor Praises Passage of Build Back Better Act, Urges Senate to Act

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Washington, DC – Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD) and Shari Semelsberger, secretary-treasurer of TTD, issue this statement in response to the passage of the Build Back Better Act in the House of Representatives: “When President Biden was sworn into office last January, he made a promise to the American people: […]

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TTD President Regan hits back at disastrous industry practices, offers praise for Biden Administration’s concrete steps to end America’s supply chain problems

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Washington, DC —As the supply chain crisis continues to pose serious challenges to all Americans, this morning’s hearing, “Industry and Labor Perspectives: A Further Look at North American Supply Chain Challenges,” held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, cast an important light on the systemic factors that got us here and on the ill-advised […]

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Transportation labor applauds largest investment in transportation, jobs in America’s history

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Washington, DC – Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD) and Shari Semelsberger, secretary-treasurer of TTD, issue this statement in response to the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the advancement of the Build Back Better Act in the House of Representatives: Tonight is a historic night for millions […]

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TTD Welcomes Flight Attendant Rest Proposed Rule

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Washington, DC – Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement in response to today’s publication of a proposed rule on flight attendant duty time: “We applaud the publication of a proposed rule requiring 10 hours rest for flight attendants between duty days. TTD and our unions representing flight attendants […]

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Transportation labor leaders discuss worker-first priorities with Shuler, Buttigieg

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Washington, DC — As the American economy emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic only to face a supply chain emergency and stalled infrastructure legislation, the leaders of 33 transportation unions met with Liz Shuler, the president of the AFL-CIO, and Pete Buttigieg, Secretary of Transportation, among others, to advance worker-first solutions to significant challenges. The labor […]

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TTD statement on fatal Amtrak derailment

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Washington, DC – Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement on the fatal September 25 Amtrak derailment in Montana that killed three and injured dozens more: “Our hearts go out to all those impacted by Saturday’s fatal Amtrak derailment, including three passengers who tragically lost their lives, and dozens […]

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Statement in support of transportation priorities in Democratic reconciliation spending plan

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Washington, DC – Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement in support of tomorrow’s markup by the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for their portion of the Democratic reconciliation plan: “Tomorrow, the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold a markup for their portion of the Democrats’ proposed $3.5 trillion reconciliation […]

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September 11, 2001 – September 11, 2021: A tribute to transportation workers

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Washington, DC – President Greg Regan and Secretary-Treasurer Shari Semelsberger of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issue this statement on the 20th remembrance of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks: “This weekend, as our nation marks the 20th remembrance of September 11, 2001, we remember and honor those whose lives were lost or forever […]

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Transportation unions honor frontline workers with #EssentialAlways campaign

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Washington, DC – This Labor Day, the 33-union Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD) and the U.S. Department of Transportation are teaming up to recognize and thank frontline transportation workers for their service and sacrifice, and remind Americans that these workers are #EssentialAlways. The campaign comes at a historic crossroads for this dedicated workforce. As the […]

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Transportation Labor Congratulates Liz Shuler, Fred Redmond on Historic AFL-CIO Election

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Washington, DC – Greg Regan, president and Shari Semelsberger, secretary-treasurer of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issue this statement congratulating Liz Shuler and Fred Redmond on their historic election as president and secretary-treasurer, respectively, of the AFL-CIO: “On behalf of millions of frontline transportation workers and the unions that represent them, we congratulate Liz […]

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